Justice Virendra Kumar Srivastava, a sitting judge of the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court, has passed away due to Covid-19. He had been admitted to PGI Lucknow for an ailment, where he succumbed today.
A plea has been filed in Delhi High Court on Tuesday seeking directions to the Election Commission to take actions against the star campaigners and leaders of all political parties who participated in assembly polls in West Bengal for allegedly violating Covid -19 norms.
The Prime Minister's Office is said to be keen to coordinate all efforts while the US wants to engage various institutions across the country, as it believes aid will be stuck in Delhi and not get to the states soon enough.
The Vedanta company in its affidavit has again asked the court to allow it to run the plant and states that it is the duty of Tamil Nadu Government to ensure that no law and order issues arise if the plant is reopened.
The immortal line from the Bhagawad Gita goes on to be translated as “Now I am become death, the destroyer of worlds”. We are seeing this now as Covid-19 and its many mutations and variants sweep across the globe, bringing death and relentless destruction.
Two men, Achhar Singh and Budhi Singh, had challenged their conviction by the Himachal Pradesh High Court. One had been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment and the other to undergo life imprisonment, plus a fine. The High Court had overturned their acquittal by the trial court.
Supreme Court's Juvenile Justice Committee met with juvenile justice representatives from all high courts along with UNICEF and key Central ministry officials to discuss protecting of children in juvenile and care homes during the Covid surge.